fine art

14th June 2012

Lot 501

A Victorian mother of pearl and abalone shell card case, of diamond shape pattern. 77 mm x 104 mm.

Not Sold

Lot 502

A Victorian mother of pearl card case, with diamond silver coloured foliate engraved cartouche. 76 mm x 102 mm.

Sold for £40

Lot 503

A Victorian mother of pearl foliate engraved card case. 100 mm x 76 mm.

Sold for £30

Lot 504

A Victorian abalone diamond shaped panelled card case, together with a Victorian mother of pearl card case. Each approximately 70 mm x 102 mm.

Not Sold

Lot 505

Two 19th century sovereign purses, one lacquer and mother of pearl the other with silver coloured cartouche, both French.

Not Sold

Lot 506

A Keswick School of Industrial Arts copper bowl, with embossed rose to centre, stamped "KSIA", diameter 8 ins, together with a rectangular tray attributed to the Keswick School, length 20.5 ins, depth 9.25 ins.

Sold for £70

Lot 507

A 19th century copper coal helmet, complete with shovel, with turned wooden handles and raised on circular base.

Not Sold

Lot 508

A 19th century copper coal helmet, with loop carrying handle with turned wooden centre and raised on circular base.

Not Sold

Lot 509

A Victorian brass fender. Internal measurement 48 ins (see illustration).

Not Sold

Lot 510

A 19th century Arts & Crafts planished copper planter, with stylised tulip motifs and loops handles. Diameter 14 ins.

Sold for £230

Lot 511

A 19th century mirrored cabinet, with angled mirror plates and pierced brass terminals. Width 13.5 ins.

Sold for £130

Lot 512

A 19th century Chinese bronze planter, of shaped outline with panther mask handles and relief moulded with insects, birds and flowers. Width 18.5 ins.

Not Sold

Lot 513

A 19th century Chinese bronze vase, with applied leaf, berry and birds, planished body and with Greek key type border to rim. Height 16 ins.

Sold for £280

Lot 514

An Austrian cold painted bronze figure of a pug by Bergman, marked and numbered "8412". Height 3 ins.

Sold for £170

Lot 515

A carved wooden pipe and pipe holder in the form a Victorian gentleman, possible Cecil Rhodes, circa 1890. Height 7.25 ins.

Sold for £80

Lot 516

A World War II battery operated table lamp, in the form of a Wellington Bomber, manufactured in wood and metal, raised on a stand. Height 16 ins, width 22.5 ins.

Sold for £400

Lot 517

A 19th century malacca cane, with embossed silver top decorated with Oriental figures in landscape, with initialled end.

Sold for £90

Lot 518

A 19th century walking stick, with an embossed silver handle decorated with a dragon to either side and Chinese characters.

Sold for £75

Lot 519

An Edwardian child's chair, with small iron wheels.

Sold for £70

Lot 520

A Victorian dolls crib, with pierced metal sides and brass rail.

Sold for £150

Lot 521

A Walker's "Cherub III Taffrail Ship Log", boxed and with instructions to lid (see illustration).

Sold for £200

Lot 522

A Victorian brass oil lamp base, converted to electricity,. Height 20 ins.

Not Sold

Lot 523

A Japanese bronze vase, globular, with mountain and pagoda scene, decorated in a variety of metals and over painted. Height 8 ins, diameter approximately 8.5 ins (see illustration).

Sold for £200

Lot 524

A pair of 18th century flintlock pistols, circa 1750/60, maker Johnson, each with well figured stock, ramrod, cylindrical barrel, foliate etched lock, brass trigger guard and pommel. Length 16 ins (see illustration).

Sold for £2900

Lot 525

A 19th century spinning wheel, turned wooden construction. Height 28 ins.

Sold for £80

Lot 526

A Keswick School of Industrial Arts square plaque, initialled "JM" and dated "1892", with sunflower and foliate design, unstamped but clearly Keswick School. Width 13.25 ins.

Sold for £140

Lot 527

A Keswick School of Industrial Arts brass card tray, rectangular, decorated with foliate designs, unstamped but clearly Keswick School. Length 8.5 ins.

Not Sold

Lot 528

A pair of Keswick School of Industrial Arts copper vases, each with flared rim and foliate design to centre band, stamped to base. Height 4.75 ins.

Not Sold

Lot 529

Lamp base.

Not Sold

Lot 530

Lamp base.

Not Sold

Lot 531

A 19th century gilt metal lamp base, with fluted column with stiff leaf supports and with three scroll feet terminating in lions paw. Height 22.5 ins.

Sold for £180

Lot 532

A Benin ivory figural carving, 16th/17th century. Height 13.5 ins (35 cm) (see illustration).

Sold for £13000

Lot 533

A pair of early 20th century Benin metal figures. Heights 7 ins and 8 ins.

Sold for £150

Lot 534

A 19th century cast iron Punch tobacco jar, with detachable lid in the form of a hat. Height 5 ins.

Sold for £10

Lot 535

Two African hardwood carvings, figural. Heights 16 ins and 12 ins.

Not Sold

Lot 536

A 19th century planished copper plant holder, circular, embossed in relief with fruiting vine decoration, with Art Nouveau inspired brass loop handles and raised on four short paw feet. Width approximately 20 ins.

Sold for £50

Lot 537

A 19th century Eastern hanging lantern, with leaded glass panes and in relief moulded cylindrical case. Height excluding hanger approximately 33 ins, diameter approximately 12 ins.

Not Sold

Lot 538

A half set of Forgans golf clubs, with metal shafts and simulated wood, irons 3-9 and three woods, canvas bag.

Sold for £80

Lot 539

A near pair of brass lamps, each with glass shade, one opaque the other pink. Each height 21 ins.

Not Sold

Lot 540

A 19th century cast metal rectangular casket, with Gothic tracery and decorated in relief with panels depicting religious scenes. Width 9.5 ins.

Not Sold

Lot 541

Two packs of playing cards, one to commemorate the completion of The 60th Year of The Reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria 20th June 1897, in leatherette case, the other Queen Elizabeth II, unopened.

Sold for £110

Lot 542

Three late Victorian porcelain pin cushions, two in the form of ladies the other a figure with turban. Heights from 7 ins to 8.5 ins.

Sold for £50

Lot 543

Two Pelham puppets, circa 1955, each with original clothing.

Sold for £48

Lot 544

A 19th century crystoleum, probably Sarah Siddons. 10 ins x 7.75 ins, in gilt frame.

Sold for £40

Lot 545

A 19th century German musical photograph album, by J. Ch. Detmering , Hamburg, with 55 mm comb, the album embossed with German Heads of State and Parliament buildings. 9 ins x 10.5 ins.

Not Sold

Lot 546

A large 19th century brass and copper bucket, with iron loop handle and planished body. Diameter 17.5 ins.

Not Sold

Lot 547

A copper mounted coopered jug, with loop handle. Height 16.5 ins.

Sold for £48

Lot 548

A copper stockpot, with brass carrying handle to either side, stamped for "Jaeggi & Sons, Dean Street, London". Diameter 9 ins.

Sold for £60

Lot 549

An umbrella stand, coopered, with brass bindings and lions mask ring handles to either side, late 19th century. Height 24 ins.

Not Sold

Lot 550

A pair of 19th century bronze Marley horses, after Coustou, of typical form. Height 19 ins, width approximately 16 ins (see illustration).

Sold for £620

Lot 551

A pair of chrome plated five branch candelabra, each with knopped stem and circular spreading foot. Height 32.5 ins.

Sold for £120

Lot 552

A brass club fender, of typical form with blue velvet upholstered ends. Internal measurement 56 ins (see illustration).

Sold for £780

Lot 553

A brass standard lamp, with Corinthian capital, square stepped base and brass paw feet.

Sold for £110

Lot 554

A late 19th/early 20th century stained and leaded glass hall lantern, rectangular. Height 13 ins, width 9 ins.

Sold for £180

Lot 555

An Art Deco figural lamp, a nude female figure holding aloft a light fitting and raised on a triangular marble base. Height including glass shade 19 ins.

Sold for £180

Lot 556

Five French Campaign medals, 1914-1918, in presentation frame with printed background. Width 20 ins (see illustration).

Sold for £100

Lot 557

A set of three ormolu two branch wall light fittings, in the Rococo style. Height 15 ins, width 16 ins.

Not Sold

Lot 558

A pair of late 19th century Bohemian glass candlesticks, adapted for light fittings, clear glass with gilt decoration. Height 11.5 ins.

Not Sold

Lot 559

An Arts & crafts style easel mirror, the pewter frame embellished with a blue stone to the base, with bevelled mirror and easel back. Height 22 ins, width 13.5 ins.

Sold for £250

Lot 560

A set of four copper and brass petrol measures, graduated and bearing stamp for Durham County Council, from 20 litres to 2 litres.

Sold for £280

Lot 561

A Regency bronze "Aladdin" style whale oil lamp, with original pickwick.

Not Sold

Lot 562

An early Bavarian carved and painted wood saddled bear, of large proportions, in greens and reds, it represents the bear of St. Corbinian a priest who first bought Christianity to Bavaria. Height 15 ins, weight 2.7 kg.

Not Sold

Lot 563

An interesting dancing carved wood bear toy, with glass eyes and articulated joints activated by a pull string, Black Forest. Length 26 cm.

Not Sold

Lot 564

A late 18th century papier mache snuffbox, with inlaid mother of pearl, silver and gold huntsman, leaping stag and dogs in pursuit, A/F.

Not Sold

Lot 565

A reconstituted Carrara marble bust of Paris.

Sold for £100

Lot 566

An engraved mother of pearl calling card case, of small proportions, in good original order, velvet line, Colonial China circa 1880.

Not Sold

Lot 567

A late 19th/early 20th century Chinese enamel on metal baluster vase, decorated with panels of chrysanthemums and floral sprays. Height 12 ins.

Sold for £170

Lot 568

A pair of Oriental lamp bases, giltwood Dogs of Fo raised on oval supports. Height including light fitting 17 ins.

Not Sold

Lot 569

A Chinese carved wooden figure, robed male, converted to a light fitting. Height 16 ins.

Sold for £28

Lot 570

A reconstituted Carrara marble sculpture, "The Dying Gaul". Length 21 ins, height 13 ins.

Sold for £80

Lot 571

A late 19th century glass hall lantern, with cranberry and frosted etched glass shade with metal head and collar, with hanging chains and centre boss. Height of shade 10.5 ins.

Sold for £90

Lot 572

A collection of Abraham postcards, 92, principally Lake District, black and white, in album.

Not Sold

Lot 573

Four 19th century shop dispensing tins, Arrowroot, Pearl Sago, Pearl Barley and Isinglass, each green painted and with flip-up lid. Height 12.5 ins, diameter 10.5 ins (see illustration).

Sold for £420

Lot 574

A 19th century Chinoiserie tea canister, decorated with an Oriental figure in gilt to black ground. Height 17 ins.

Sold for £100

Lot 575

A 19th century powder maker, brass and raised on a shaped wooden base. Length of base 5 ins.

Sold for £85

Lot 576

A 19th century Nonplus Ultra folding pill maker. Width 8 ins.

Sold for £30

Lot 577

A 19th century iron cork press, by G. Maw, London, raised on mahogany plinth. Width 12 ins.

Not Sold

Lot 578

A collection of ten 19th century chemist's jars, each bearing label , clear glass with stopper. Heights from 8 ins to 10.25 ins, together with fourteen green glass jars (see illustration).

Sold for £420

Lot 579

A collection of twenty 19th century chemist's storage jars, each with stopper, clear glass and bearing label. Heights from 7 ins to 10.25 ins (see illustration).

Sold for £170

Lot 580

Three 19th century Bristol blue glass chemist's storage jars, each labelled "Syr:Rhoead", "Syr:Rhamn" and "Syr:Diolae. Height 9.5 ins (see illustration).

Sold for £220

Lot 581

Four 19th century dark green glass chemist's jars, labelled "Mixed Seasoning", " Pulv:Rad:Irid", "Pulv:Macis.O." and "Pulv:Cinnam:O.". Height 13.5 ins (see illustration).

Sold for £320

Lot 582

Four 19th century chemist's jars, clear glass, each etched with the name of the contents, "Tr:Iodi", "Acid:Nitric:D", "Acid:Sulph:A" and "Acid:Hydr;D". Height 8.25 ins (see illustration).

Sold for £22

Lot 583

A collection of six 19th century green and white chemist's storage jars, each with painted label. Height 9.75 ins (see illustration).

Sold for £310

Lot 584

A collection of eight 19th century green and white chemist's storage jars, each with lid, two blue and white, six green and white. Heights respectively 4.5 ins and 5 ins (see illustration).

Sold for £150

Lot 585

A late 19th/early 20th century carved ivory seated Buddha, raised on circular turned wooden plinth. Overall height 3.75 ins.

Sold for £110

Lot 586

A pince nez, Wood Abrahams, Liverpool, together with a silver mounted button hook and shoehorn.

Sold for £35

Lot 587

A crocodile skin purse, circa 1930, together with a beaded evening bag.

Sold for £10

Lot 588

An ivory rosary with stanhope, featuring scenes from World War I, Battle of Arras, Lourdes - Virgin Mary Apparition, Station at Arras, etc.

Sold for £30

Lot 589

A pair of Georgian goffering tongs, for ironing ruffles, a pair of curling tongs, boxwood glove stretchers, scissors and hair fob watch chain.

Sold for £10

Lot 590

A Japanese bronze table lantern, with pierced decoration and relief moulded with dragons, birds and incised clouds. Height 27 ins (see illustration).

Not Sold

Lot 591

An 18th or 19th century Chinese painted wooden figure, a warrior. Height 36 ins (see illustration).

Sold for £260

Lot 592

A pair of late 19th century Japanese bronze vases, embossed with flower and bird decoration. Height 12 ins.

Not Sold

Lot 593

A 19th century Japanese bronze figure, a man wearing a hat and carrying a basket. Height 8 ins (see illustration).

Not Sold

Lot 594

A Chinese mottled green carved hardstone tripod censer, the lid with animal finial and loose ring handles. Height 9.5 ins (see illustration).

Sold for £140

Lot 595

A 19th century carved eastern wooden figure group, with mythological figures and with red seal mark to base. Height 8.5 ins.

Not Sold

Lot 596

Two Swaine & Adeney of London riding crops, each with gilt terminal, one modelled in the form of an eagle with rabbit the other with hunting scenes. Lengths 32 ins and 26 ins (see illustration).

Sold for £350

Lot 597

A collection of three 19th century wooden fids, or marlin spikes, turned. 19 ins, 19 ins and 7.5 ins (see illustration).

Sold for £120

Lot 598

A late 19th/early 20th century opium pipe, Chinese, foliate engraved and with character marks to the underside of the container lid. Height 10 ins.

Not Sold

Lot 599

A late 19th century French seal, in the form of a nude female figure in standing pose, brass. Height 5 ins.

Not Sold

Lot 600

A 19th century ivory handled sword stick, with malacca cane with foliate engraved blade and brass tip. Length 35.5 ins.

Sold for £220